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Authors Name: Uchejuru A.C , Uchejuru O.U , Uchejuru N.C , Onwuchekwa I.O
Unique Id: IJSDR2309065
Published In: Volume 8 Issue 9, September-2023
Abstract: The study examined the occupational health perspective of vision health imperatives of workers in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State. The research also concentrated on the identification of those diseases, their causes and health implications on employees. The study aimed at determining the levels of employees’ adherence to the use of personal protective equipment in their work places. The study also probed to ascertain the causes of occupational health hazards at work places. Survey research design was used for this study. Data collection was done by Random sampling technique in the selection of participants in Owerri Municipal Council. Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) was used in testing the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance Statistical summarization technique (Pearson correlation co-efficient) was used in the data analysis. The sample size is determined using the Taro Yamane formula. The study made use of self constructed and validated questionnaire in the gathering of primary data among selected participants. Also, the study made use of hospital dispensary file records as secondary data gathering technique to augment information for data analysis. The results of the study showed wide scale negative impact on environment, the physical and psychological health of the workers, the productivity and efficiency of the workers. It is recommended that adequate education, awareness campaigns, seminars, workshop and training should be stepped up to sensitize employees on occupational health and vision health imperative hazards hosts by the quarry activities and also routine free medical examination of workers to determine their health status at all times should be consistently implemented and enforced.
Keywords: Vision, Health imperative, Eye, Occupational health, Hazards
Cite Article: "OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVE OF VISION HEALTH IMPERATIVES", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (www.ijsdr.org), ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.8, Issue 9, page no.415 - 421, September-2023, Available :http://www.ijsdr.org/papers/IJSDR2309065.pdf
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Publication Details: Published Paper ID: IJSDR2309065
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Published In: Volume 8 Issue 9, September-2023
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.36034
Page No: 415 - 421
Publisher: IJSDR | www.ijsdr.org
ISSN Number: 2455-2631

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